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chris: chris justus in for pamela. we have a little bit of snowfall action. a pretty-type snow. here is the skycam network over greenville. clear skies this morning. it will be cool. temperatures around 44-degrees. 89% humidity. the air has moisture to it. cooler in the mountains. 30 and asheville. 39 in franklin. 47 in clemson. to molden and simpsonville, you will find fog. on 385, give yourself extra time . you do not want to be rushing around, when the visibility is low. partly cloudy at times, then the sun will come out this afternoon with increasing clouds this evening.
be, three or four above where we should be. mild in the mountains, 46, but cooler than the upstate. wintry weather tonight. the roads will be fine. the road temperature is 41-degrees. a low pressure system new the goals, normally we would watch it for big snow. this and the moisture is moving south. i've midnight the clouds are thick across the area. into tomorrow morning snowfall across the mountains that will spread through asheville and hendersonville by 6:00 a.m. north of i-85 by 8:00 a.m. in the mountains, the snow could accumulate to half an inch. i will time that out for you. myra: a driver was killed last night after hitting a tree. the crash happened before 11:00
university. the driver of a honda pilot suv was going east when the vehicle crossed the median and 2 tree. the driver died at the scene. we will bring you updates on-air and online at wyff4.com as the information comes in. we are looking at i-85 near mile marker 82. traffic was backed up for most of the day yesterday after a truck overturned. it was carrying paint. stay with us on-air and online for more information. turning to "commitment 2016" news ted cruz was in the upstate rallying at north greenville university as part of his cruzing to victory swing through
1500 listened to the texas senators speak about preserving religious freedom and the right to bear arms. his biggest applause was when he talked about career politicians. ted cruz: they get in bed with lobbyists and special interest to grow government. we need to take power out of washington and back to we the people. that is what this campaign is about. myra: he urged his supporters to get involved in his campaign in so to mabout. he will stop in for mel and myrtle beach today. lindsey graham is throwing his support behind jeb bush. he made the announcement yesterday, saying it comes down to national security. he believes jeb bush the best plan to fight isis. they're focused on doing well in
the latest nbc-wall street journal poll has jeb bush tied with chris christie in fifth place. trump continues to lead with ted cruz, rubio, and carson trailing behind. the debate airs at 9:00 p.m. clinton, o'malley, and sanders will be there. that is at 9:00 p.m. tomorrow here on wyff 4. the south carolina republican primary is saturday, february 20 , followed by the democratic primary the following saturday on february 27. in georgia they are the 21st. in north carolina they are tuesday the 22nd. governor haley released her budget. currently the state has more
as you may wonder, how much of that will go toward state-wide flood relief and road repair? governor haley: let's fix the roads by priority and see improvements. the billion dollars we gave to the roads without raising taxes is just going in. you are just now seeing the orange cones. the 1000 year flat had a cost, but i said we would try to cover it as much as we could so we wouldn't have to go to the feds. myra: governor haley says she is proud of cutting the debt in have over the last five years and doubling the reserve funds. attorney general alan wilson says the state will gain 700 $50,000 from foodstamp fraud. wilson says the money recovered
operation looking into the use and abuse of supplemental nutrition assistance programs, known as snap. fraudulent use of snap benefits is a felony. 855,000 carolinians get snap benefits to feed their families. a local group celebrating the legacy of dr. martin luther king jr.. the rainbow push coalition of greenville and out several events including a college fair with more than 20 historically black colleges of universities planned for the peace center on january 16 that is free to the public. the mlk celebration will wrap up with a blood drive and computer donations at the phillis wheatley center. chris: a little bit of fog this morning with temperatures starting cool. 40's to the middle 50's.
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the coast guard is leading a search with the help of the navy and air force. this crash comes less than one year after new hybrid airplane helicopter crashes kill 2 marines during a training exercise last may. it was not a mechanical problem. a navigational error is being blamed for putting american sailors into iranian waters. defense secretary ash carter says it is unclear if they made the mistake or if navigational equipment is to blame. the sailors were detained when they crossed into the persian gulf on tuesday. they were released and are now back with their fleet. chipotle will shut down all their restaurants next month for one day. february 8. it is for staff meetings about food safety.
seat since it was tied to a series of disease outbreaks including e. coli, salmonella, and the norovirus. a playhouse in the middle of a legal dispute. the mother is being sued for the noise or children generate in plano, texas, north of dallas. kelly counts' neighbors says the noise her children make are ruining her quality of life. >> i can't imagine hearing the sounds of children playing at any age or stage in my life and thinking that i needed to sue someone over it. myra: the neighbors argue because the children are home schooled the noise never stops. counts is suing her neighbors
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the view from the peace center skycam, calm conditions, 44-degrees. there is a little bit of fog in southern greenville county. give yourself a little extra time on 385. temperatures are little warmer in the upstate, lower 40's, close to 50 in abbeville, greenwood, and elberton. 30 and downtown asheville. partly cloudy skies. highs in the middle 50's. three degrees or four degrees above where we should be. asheville, starting in the 30's. cooler in the mountains. 55 by around 2:00. anderson, 44, warming up to 56. cool in the mountains, 41 in asheville.
toward greenwood, abbeville and elberton. we are watching for the chance for snowflakes early tomorrow morning. we do have a gulf low moving up. this would typically bring a big snow, but not this time. clouds by 12:30 a.m. tomorrow morning with snow spurting in from the south from franklin toward graham county -- spreading toward asheville and hendersonville par 6:00 a.m. on sunday morning. you might wake up to a dusting to 1/4 of an inch hendersonville and northbound. this know will fly and 8:00, but it is a fast-moving system. as temperatures warm in the morning, that cancels the chance in the upstate. a light rain with some snow flakes mixed in for the upstate.
and snow flurries if there will be any accumulation it will be light. at lunchtime, temperatures in the 40's. what is on the ground will melt. enjoy the little bit of snowfall before it moves out. the latest model i agree with is the rpm showing 3/10 of an inch for asheville. close to one inch in boone. no accumulations for the upstate . all models agree, no accumulation for the upstate. two models show accumulation in the mountains. in spartanburg, and 80% chance of seeing flurries. a 15% chance of a dusting. a 5% chance of getting 1/2 an inch. more significant snow on that
your chances are spread out toward the dusting to 1/2 an inch. 30% chance of a dusting. it will get cold. after this system moves through, arctic air will dive in. we will start off at 27 on monday, warming into the 30's. tuesday in the teens and 20's warming into the upper 30's to around 40. the cold air will linger through thursday of this upcoming week. then the air will moderate. by the end of the month we will warm up. the four-day plus, partly cloudy today. a 40% chance of light rain showers and snow showers tomorrow morning. then we will see warmer temperatures. 50 in the upstate, 38 in the mountains. sunshine but cold on monday and tuesday.
freezing for a couple of days. the cold air will stick around all week with 40's for highs. another system moving out of the gulf next wednesday and thursday. it is too early to time anything, but if we have another chance for snow or rain it will be next week. myra: promising for those who like winter sports. thank you, chris. a dog out for a walk, homes a lifesaver. she spotted a stranded sea turtle on a plymouth beach. veda discover the turtle on the beach and laid down next to it. her owners came over and are able to get in touch with the new england aquarium's turtle hospital in quincy was a loggerhead is warming up. her owners says she was living
>> their rescue dogs by nature. she had that instinct. she was rescuing something other than a person, which is cool. myra: the loggerhead probably would not have survived much longer. covering the carolinas, a new myrtle beach ordinance allows wildlife control tissue coyotes in the city. you may remember coyotes ran through myrtle beach's airport at a busy time. the new rules says wildlife specialists could kill kiyoshi's a 22-caliber bullet. the dnr says that is the most humane method of execution. walmart is closing 200 69 stores. the neighborhood market store in
stores will close. choppers were greeted with a sign announcing the closure when they entered the store. they will close 150 four locations in the u.s., mostly the smaller stores. shoppers in gray court says they are store will be missed. >> i hated it. it was bad news. it was so convenient. we just got the store. it was really bad news. >> it is ridiculous. it is only been opened for a few months. now we have to drive to simpsonville or laurens. we don't have another grocery store. myra: walmart looked at all of its locations, analyzed financial pe forecasts, before raise.a 5% cost-of-living raise.
received 2 raises in seven years. many take-home pays have declined since the great recession. the seven to $5 million price tag would cover agencies funded by state taxes. if improved, it would take place in july. no one in south carolina won the jackpot. some are cashing in on lesser prizes. five players one $100,000. the tickets were sold in columbia, myrtle beach, low, north charleston, and conway. the 11 $50,000 tickets were sold throughout the midlands, peedee, and the low country. a real estate development company is looking into a retail center in simpsonville at the corner of harrison bridge road and fairview road.
of potential businesses. a house is currently on the 90 acre property. the rest is pasture land and trees. they are focusing on rezoning and the annexation of property. the greenville news rundown town will start at 9:00 a.m. in front of soby's restaurant, go south, a loop toward north main street. some roads will be closed for the 5k. what started as a senior project for a student has turned into a life-changing moment for many people in africa. wyff news 4's aly myles spoke with the teenager who's making it all happen. lila grace: they all have to be like a brick. all full as possible, so when they get on the crate, they don't collapse on each other. aly: how often do you see a high school senior figuring out moving container logistics? kenneth: it's been absolutely remarkable to watch her work through this and for god to go before her. aly: while we're asking
more than 16,000 books being shipped to kenya? lila grace: it went from being one library, to supplying four or five different schools. aly: lila grace parham decided to make this her senior project after a mission trip opened her eyes. lila grace: there were 10 books, maybe, per classroom, and in each classroom was probably a quarter of the size of this room in here -- and they'd fit 50 kids each in there. the books, basically, were notebook paper covered in newspaper. aly: after 5 months of fundraising, collecting donations, and reaching out to companies for help -- the family's garage is free again and the books are almost on their way thanks to a donated warehouse space and a shipping container. kenneth: you can make a difference. that little things in god's hands can become huge, and it's a privilege to be able to do those things. whatever your dream is, go for
aly: a life changing senior project for lila grace, a life changing gift for hundreds of children. lila grace: knowing these kids are going to be reading books, maybe for the first time, is probably one of the most rewarding things i've done in my entire life. aly: aly myles, wyff news 4, in greenville. myra: lila grace goes to greer middle college charter high -- lila grace goes to school in career. her family will go back to africa during spring break to distribute the books. in 1920 alcoholic averages became illegal in the u.s. on this date. the 18th amendment took effect, starting prohibition. the act prohibited the manufacturing, purchasing, transportation, importation, exportation, and sale of alcoholic averages for the next
as far think you really concerned, maybe half an inch in the mountains. no acumen relation expected in the upstate. if you're up early, mainly north of 95. >> you are watching live, local, breaking news with myra ruiz and weather withggh this is wyff news 4 today in high definition. myra: south carolina native senator lindsey graham, now , backing jeb bush. what this endorsement means for the presidential hopeful. good morning. you have some arctic blue on your screen there. chris: it will be cold. we have an active pattern. it means winter weather. we will get some, not a lot. it is a cold start to the day.
here's a look. you can see, we have a column start to the day. no rain, after all the rain yesterday. today, a much better day. 42 degrees to start off. we will be warming up to the it is cold in the mountains. 29 degrees. 49, anderson. 50, elberton. visibility is poor in some areas . down the mountains, into greenville. right along 25, and heading down to simpsonville, you will find some pretty sick fog -- thick fog. if your chocolate, give yourself plenty of time to get your destination. asheville, starting off a 35 and warming up to 46.
flow moving up. it could mean the difference in several inches of snow. we will not get a lot out of this one. snow will start to pile up in the mountains. i say pile up, maybe 1/10 to half an inch. from 6:00 to 8:00, pretty moderate snowfall. the ground temperatures are so warm, if anything piles up, it will be on the grass, and maybe your sidewalk. in the upstate, mainly dry. there could be some rain showers, mixed in with snow. north of i-85, you could see some snow flurries or showers. myra: thank you. new this morning, police say a driver was killed late last night after hitting a tree.
11:00 on u.s. 276, near furman university. police say the driver of a 2003 honda pilot suv, and was traveling east went they went off the left side of the road, crossed over the median and two westbound lanes of traffic and then hit a tree. the driver died at the scene. we will continue to bring you updates both on air and onlien at wyff4.com. and, in spartanburg county now we're taking a look at i-85 near mile marker 82 courtesy of the south carolina department of transportation. traffic was backed up for most of the day yesterday after crews say a truck overturned carrying paint. stay with wyff news four both on air and online for the latest on traffic in commitment 2016 news, republican presidential candidate ted cruz was in the upstate rallying at north greenville university. the stop is part of his "cruzing to victory" swing through south carolina.
texas senator talk about preserving religious freedom, and also the right to bear arms. cruz got the biggest applause when he talked about career politicians. ted cruz: they get in bed with a lobbyists and special interests and grow and grow government and we need to take power out of washington and back to we the people. that is what this campaign is all about. myra: cruz urged his supporters to get more involved in his campaign here in south carolina, making sure neighbors get out and vote. cruz then left for stops in fort mill and myrtle beach. meanwhile, south carolina native and former presidential candidate lindsey graham is throwing his support behind jeb bush. graham made the announcement yesterday. the senator says it all comes down to national security, he believes jeb bush has the best plan to fight isis. the parent is now focused on doing well during the south carolina primary. right now in the latest nbc-wall
with chris christie in 5th place, trump continues to lead, with cruz, rubio and carson trailing behind. the democrats will debate in charleston on sunday. you can watch it here on wyff 4. it airs at 9:00. hillary clinton bernie sanders and martin o'malley are expected there. mbc's lester holt and andrea mitchell will moderate. again, that is at 9:00 this right here on wyff 4. sunday, and some important dates to take notice. the south carolina republican primary is saturday, february 20th, followed by the democratic primary the following saturday, the 27th. in georgia, both primaries are on tuesday, march 1. and in north carolina both primaries are on tuesday, march 15th. governor nikki haley has released her budget for this year. more than worth. $7 billion currently, the state has more than one billion
you may wonder how much of that , will go to statewide flood relief and road repair. governor haley: quit talking about it, let's put the money in there, let's start fixing the roads by priority and let's see happened. the billion dollars that we gave to roads two or three years ago without raising taxes is just now going into effect. so you're just now seeing those orange cones. the 1,000 year flood did have a cost to it. that was expected but as i said we were gonna try to cover it as much as we could so we didn't have to go to the feds. myra: governor haley says the two things she's most proud of are cutting her debt in half over the last five years, and doubling the reserve funds. south carolina attorney general alan wilson says the state will gain back more than $337,000 from food stamp fraud. ag wilson says 99 people in south carolina pleaded guilty to food stamp fraud in 2015.
is the result of a year-long operation, looking into the use and abuse of "supplemental nutrition assistance program," also known as snap. on monday, the country will celebrate the legacy of dr. martin luther king jr. with the federal holiday. last night was the king legacy gala. the "rainbow push coalition of greenville" organized it, together with the congressional black caucus. it was held at the hyatt in downtown greenville, a sellout crowd, more than 400 people in attendance. the reverend jesse jackson spoke of king's legacy, and talked of the work still left to do. >> suffice it to say that there is unfinished business.
state and 7% of the prisoners. 75% of them do prison labor. we are free, but not equal. there is unfinished business. myra: friday would have been dr. martin luther king jr.'s 87th birthday. and,that was just one of the events the group rainbow push coalition of greenville has planned for the long weekend. today, a college fair with more than 20 historically black colleges and universities will take place at the peace center. the mlk celebration will wrap up on monday,with a blood drive at the solicitor the center. and, in anderson county, today, the african american leadership council of united way, will host
myra: a young lady who fights to stay alive every day has given new life to the neighborhood right outside her hospital window. it is the type of inspiration that is contagious. >> 27 year old vicki robinson, diagnosed with cystic fibrosis when she was eight. >> i live a life in and out of the hospital. >> clogged up restrictive lungs, breathing through another day makes it a good day on a lung and liver transplant list for a year now. while she wasn't giving up she hung this up, one of those days she was just trying to stay
>> hello from the other side >> adele lyrics, that prompted katie and binh from case western reserve biology department across the street, to shout the next verse, silently from their little window on the world today they met that face, face to face. more started popping up all up and down adelbert street (nats) -- >> we think it all the time here ingrained in our brains we sneak up on each other like, -- hello! >> now they go way back, back to , that hospital window, where an amazingly resilient young lady waiting on lungs and a liver,
visibility down to one mile right now. if you're traveling up highway 25 or down 385, you want to give yourself extra time to get out the door and travel to areas like smithville. as the morning goes on, we will burn the fog off. 44, anderson. 29, asheville. over the next few hours, expect some sunshine. greenville warming up to 56 today. a nice day. for asheville, starting off around freezing, and for spartanburg, partly cloudy skies. we will start off with the lower 40's up to the mid 50's. anderson, a nice day. sunshine. much better than the run day we had yesterday. look for high temperatures today to be cold in the north carolina mountains. 41, asheville.
about 53 degrees warmer across the upstate. nearly 60 degrees, the farther south you had. looking at some snowfall, we do have the potential for some very light snow across the north carolina mountains. there is even a chance that the upstate could see a few flakes flying. it will not be a lot. look at the snowfall he relations in the mountain. maybe one inch for asheville. areas back towards haywood county. ski lovers loving this. as we look at the models, all of them showing no measurable relation across the upstate. there is an 80% chance of flurries. about a 5% chance of getting half an inch. for the mountains, it is different.
of half an inch. you have your chances of the different. a 20% chance of half an inch. the big story will be the cold air. with the clipper system, it will be downright frigid. check this out. -15, minneapolis, minnesota, some colder air arrives by monday morning. 30's by the end of the day. and 20's. 20's. the air stays chilly until thursday when temperatures start to moderate into next weekend. as we get into the latter half a bit. if we see a window for winter
next 5-6 days. right now, i do not see that happening, but we do have a system moving in by the middle half of the work week. we will be watching a low moving out of the gulf. otherwise, temperatures will be very cold with a chance of light rain and light snow in the upstate. myra: thank you. a dad video bombed his two daughters and the clip has taken , the internet by storm. take a look. mike jones sneaks up behind his daughters as they start dancing in the kitchen. he copies their moves for much of the one minute clip until he at his own moves. it is only then that the girls realize he's behind them. apple says it's adding new feature to your i-phone or i-pad. it's called a "night shift" mode that changes your screen light at night. the plan is to help avoid blue
this is based on a study that says exposure to blue light from screens in the evening makes it harder for you to go to sleep. the new mode will automatically shift to warmer colors. twelve years after going off the air, the cast of "friends" will reportedly reunite. nbc made the announcement on wednesday. they'll come together for a two hour special. the special is a tribute to "friends"' legendary comedy director james burrows. he recently shot his 1,000th episode of television. the special will air on sunday february 21. "friends" launched in 1994 and ran for 10 seasons. turning to some must-see video. a minnesota man got national attention after building an organ out of snow in a plea to find a kidney donor. he finally got the live-saving transplant, but now he has a new
>> hillside trail in cottage grove is now home to something new. >> we started at 10:00 last night, and finished a little after 2:00. >> while his neighbors slept jim gorbunow chiseled away. >> i feel like kevin has found a home and this just kind of symbolizes that. >> to understand the home behind this kidney snow sculpture we must look back to the first year we met jim. 2014. >> running on empty now. kidney to live. so he and his brother created kevin jim's message went viral, this picture of jim was taken last march, transplant.
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ricardo: derrick henry making official. he will leave early from the nfl. he was projected as a second round pick. a rematch between the carolina panthers and. this time, on the east coast. marshawn lynch is expected to play for the seahawks. jonathan stewart should be as close to 100% for the game as he possibly can be. just like in last years game, in seattle, all eyes on the two quarterbacks. russell wilson and cam newton, likely the mbp. he has been in playoffs back to back for the panthers. he will rely on my experience on sunday. >> i have been looking for this to be m numerous games, and playing in the playoffs, but my
for us, we are excited about the opportunity we have. we feel extremely confident in egypt every game we have played, and this game is not different. >> it is a good matchup. like i said, this team and the carolina panthers, they play extremely well. we have to be ready to go and see what happens on sunday. ricardo: a win would put them in the championship game for the first time since 5:00. we will have complete coverage from charlotte. dabo swinney was coach of the year by two more organizations. that is now 11 coach of the year honors for sweeney.
five this weekend for the clemson tigers basketball team. the team has not won five straight games since the 19 a 5-19 i six season. a win this weekend -- four straight wins has given them some confidence. the guys are excited to welcome eighth-ranked miami today. >> i think the guys a little more confident, a little more comfortable. we are running better offense, trusting each other, and scoring more. ricardo: miami has won eight of its last nine games. the game tips at 2:00 this afternoon. at halftime, the tigers back from the national championship.
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